Wide-field view of the COSMOS field

This visible-light wide-field image of the region around the COSMOS field was created from photographs taken through red and blue filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The extent of the COSMOS field, one of the most studied parts of the sky with telescopes on the ground and in space, is marked with a blue square. The total field of view of this picture is approximately 3.3 degrees across.

Credit:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin.

About the Image

Id:eso1124c
Type:Observation
Release date:13 July 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1213, eso1124
Size:12000 x 12000 px

About the Object

Name:COSMOS Field
Type:• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Cosmology
Constellation:Sextans

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Coordinates

Position (RA):9 59 30.88
Position (Dec):2° 36' 4.81"
Field of view:201.58 x 201.58 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
OpticalDigitized Sky Survey 2
N/A
OpticalDigitized Sky Survey 2
N/A

 

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